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Forum: Injury Recovery And Prevention

Learn how to prevent and injury, or deal with one you already have.

Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: *** OFFICIAL INGUINAL HERNIA RECOVERY Thread ***

This thread is dedicated to hernias, hernia recovery, hernia survivors, success stories. I am here for any MISCer or member if you need motivation help, advice, encouragement, words of wisdom, hints, tips, tricks, or just a fellow friend who truly knows what you are going through....

ShoulderBrah‎, 04-06-2011 02:45 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: TheBroBrah's Guide To Correcting Excessive APT.

For those of you who don't know, APT stands for "Anterior Pelvic Tilt". I recently fixed my APT, i had it pretty bad, definitely a lot worse than most people. How did i get it? Playing video games 24/7 for 2 years straight. Sedentary lifestyles are the biggest cause of APT. Jobs where you are...

TheBroBrah‎, 01-15-2011 01:14 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: strategies for low back pain (it may not be about anything in the back)

THis post started life as a reply to someone having "horrible back pain" i've seen three of these in one day, so thought perhaps a general thread may help. The point of this post is to offer an alternative perspective about back pain that says it mayn't be about the back; it may be about pain...

mc-‎, 11-27-2009 11:05 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: -Posture Correction Information and Routines-

Common Postural Deficiencies Desk Jockey: What Sitting All Day is Doing to Your Body In Defense of Overhead Lifting.............Tests for Shoulder Girdle Health Dysfunction Tests Total body corrective routines: Neanderthal No More Part I Neanderthal No More Part II Neanderthal No More...

Gzus‎, 04-14-2010 11:30 PM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Anyone here in Pain? Here's what to do (99% of the time) - seriously (move it!)

Have you read a post like this: "i have this pain that is that might be - what do i do so i can lift again" Guess what? To Get out of Pain MORE than 9 times out of 10 the answer is a simple two parter you can test yourself 1) NEVER MOVE INTO PAIN - really - do not work through pain

mc-‎, 10-13-2011 03:43 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Quit doing your own bench liftoffs!!!

I've been in and out of numerous ortho offices the past 6 months trying to rehab a myriad of shoulder issues. A posterior labral tear being the root issue. I was unsure of the exact cause of the tear until I saw a surgeon that really understood bench form and how it relates to shoulder health. I...

davisj3537‎, 03-20-2014 07:03 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Complete Shoulder and RC Injury Article

Here's an article that I've alluded to a few times that I had been working on. It's finally finished. I hope you like the final product. If you have any suggestions or comments, please let me know. I'd be happy to hear constructive criticisms on the article. My goal with this article was to make a...

BernieD‎, 07-13-2005 07:45 PM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: shoulder bulletproofing: rarely about Rotator Cuff strength

This post started as a discussion about exercises for the rotator cuff as a strategy many folks seems to think helps "bulletproof" one from shoulder injury. This approach speaks to a misunderstanding it seems of the mechanics of the shoulder and where injury in the shoulder generally begins. ...

mc-‎, 09-17-2011 06:31 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: FOLLOW your DOCTOR'S ORDERS

This subforum is for discussing strategies to get you back in the gym after you've received the green light to do so from your attending physician. There is no internet substitute for in-person, professional diagnosis and treatment of injuries. If you make a post asking about doing anything...

ironwill2008‎, 01-18-2015 10:33 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

anonymous‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Post Appendectomy

Start by saying that I am a complete weight noob who will be training primarily for swimming performance, but some aesthetics. I had lariscopic appendectomy on the 3rd Nov, and I'm feeling pretty good right now. I've been told: No lifting for 2 weeks Minimum lifting from 2-6 weeks...

CBRIT89‎, Today 10:40 AM
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Shoulder Injury

Looking for some advice (incl. recommended exercises for rehab) to deal with shoulder injury. I think I have a right shoulder impingement (don't think it's a rotator cuff tear but close enough) because whenever I lift my right arm up, point to the top, and move it to my left side, I feel some very...

beeraii‎, Today 09:52 AM
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pull up elbows got sore over time

Hi all, My muscles just before the elbow got so sore that after pull ups I couldn't do a curl on my left arm, my right arm was sore also. I took two weeks off, came beck last week 50% weights no pull ups, and a small amount of chin ups. Today (the forth week) tried a few pull ups, and bamO,...

l337g0g0‎, Yesterday 04:25 PM
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Super mild pain in middle/lower right abs

I was training legs, squatting, around two weeks ago and had gone a little too heavy. (This was actually my first time trying a belt also). Failed a rep and felt this slightly warm sensation in the middle of my abs. The next day I had a dull ache along my pubic bone and groin also. Now I'm just...

Daniel8520‎, Today 04:51 AM
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Blood Blister Under My Nail

Sorry in advance for the lame injury thread, but I'm hoping someone can help. I was half asleep this morning when I got into my shower and I slammed the glass door into my middle finger causing a nice little blood blister under the nail. I've done this before on a MUCH smaller scale and the...

The Gootz‎, 01-02-2009 09:46 AM
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knee cap and deltoid pain

so i've been lfiting for a few months but recently my deltoids have been hurting after an over head press and my knee caps may be hurting from some squats (i'll be fixing my form next session) im giving my legs the rest of the week off and have been stretching daily im hearing lots of cracks when i...

airc987‎, Today 02:34 AM
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Injury question

Hello BB! I have a question about a workout injury. Before that, I’ll give you guys a brief background on myself. This might be a bit long, but it’s so that I can explain my situation lol. I’m in the army, and so I try to work out and get better physically. I was never in a great shape nor had...

barakz21‎, Today 12:55 AM
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Anybody have severe pain in the back of there head when lifting weights?

I was doing squats tuesday, and trying to push my limits on my rep range and on my last rep i had to really really struggle and theni got a very sharp pain in the back of my head, hurt very bad. And today, Friday, I got it again when i got sexually aroused ( very weird), and the more aroused I got...

samakaballer‎, 10-23-2009 12:43 PM
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Herniated Disc -C6 Cervical Intervertebral Disc

Been working out for 12 years when all of a sudden I practically lost use of my right arm. No more pushing strength. Turns out I have a herniated disc -which basically means that the inter-vertebral discs (6 and 7th) are compressed which is pushing against the nerve root and therefore the loss...

TripleTee‎, 09-18-2007 03:51 AM
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Cervical Herniated Disc

I think I have Cervical Herniated Disc or a Dislocated Cervical Vertebrae (not sure if the same thing??), with pain in my left shoulder deltoid and neck region. I went to the doctor this morning for x-rays, some kind of injection and pain-killers. It's been painful for about a week now and I need...

halogenic‎, 02-26-2010 11:41 PM
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Breathing difficulty after training - won't go away

I have been lifting 3 days a week for about 8 weeks. About 4 days ago I finished my weights session and immediatly had trouble breathing in, I can still breath but it just doesn't feel like a good full breath, even though my lungs are completely expanded. I keep trying to yawn to get more air in...

Al1978‎, 10-17-2007 03:58 AM
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Muscle/ strength retention when injured

Hi all. I sprained my hand quite badly a couple of weeks ago. The strength in my hand is almost gone. Max weight I can hold is 5kg. I can see myself not training till new year. What can I do to try and keep my strength gains? Are there certain supplement I should take? I use...

Cauldron8‎, 11-10-2018 04:00 AM
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Hello guys, I have been lifting for 2 years now and during that time I saw improvements to both my physique and self confidence. It is nowadays a hobby for me and a way to blow off some steam/stress from school/work. That is...until recently, when I started getting carpal tunnel symptoms....

guuby‎, Yesterday 06:45 AM
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Really odd popping feeling in brachiallis during reverse bicep curl

So I was just finishing up a back/bi session with some reverse bicep curls (hi rep set with 15kg EZ bar, nothing flash) and I got about 4 reps in when I felt this super unnerving popping feeling in what was basically the crook of my right elbow except a little bit above. Done the movement a...

cheeseburger771‎, 11-10-2018 11:06 PM
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Unhappy Complete Rhomboid Tear

What's good, guys... Straight to the point, tore my rhomboid major right off my scapula about a year and a half ago... Given the runaround since (pt, misdiagnosis after misdiagnosis, EMG, MRI, etc.). Happened during a normal set of close grip pulldowns... Finally, had open reattachment...

rob426hz‎, 08-25-2011 04:47 AM
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Distal Biceps Tendon injury not treated after a year due to bad diagnosis, what to do

Long story short: I got diagnosed multiple times that left out the possibility of my distal biceps tendon being injured, sadly our country has really overworked professionals in healthcare, these things happen. After a year a friend told me to look it up, might help me find my problem. We did some...

Xroud‎, 11-11-2018 07:00 AM
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Neck pain (torticollis) after back squat mishap

Hi, So on tuesday while back squatting I readjusted a relatively light weight on my shoulders because it was misaligned. Reflexively, I just bounced the bar on my shoulders to move it slightly. That was super dumb and I felt a slight crack in my upper back (nothing specifically worrying, more...

PMRD‎, 11-08-2018 11:59 PM
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Brachioradialis pain

I have a strong pain in both of my brachioradialis muscles while doing heavy pulls or weighted chin-ups. Biceps curls gives me the most troubles with fully pronated grip, hammer, less - supinated. Most painless - EZ curl, but even EZ curl gives me some pain unless I do only upper range of motion....

Sergei82‎, 01-05-2013 03:26 AM
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Upper/inner Forearm (around Brachioradialis) muscle pain

Hey guys, I've been training for about 5 years, but as of recent I've started to encounter some pain in the upper forearm (around the brachioradialis muscle). Here's a link to where the muscle is: At first I thought it was tendinitis,...

chrisaus‎, 04-26-2009 12:47 AM
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Shoulder dislocation problems

Back in highschool I wrecked both my shoulders playing hockey and football. About 50 dislocations on the left and 20ish on the right. By the time i was willing to have the surgery I had stopped doing all the activities that tended to result in dislocations, so I decided to pass on the surgery and...

Lateralus44‎, 08-31-2007 10:44 AM
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Who has Recovered from Costochondritis

inflamation of the cartilage that connects the ribcage/breastbone I know for sure people have had this before so please speak up...I'm sure there will be some chronic cases where it took a while to heal, but anybody been able to fully recover and go back to the gym within a relatively short...

NewMindstate‎, 10-05-2008 11:00 AM
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Work out around foot injury

Hi guys, I've managed to maintain a healthy routine of gym four times a week (doing compound lifts) and biking to work every day but unfortunately an old foot injury has surfaced because of me actually getting fit, oh the irony! It's a small fracture on my big toe and I'm seeing docs about it...

JasonDarlo‎, 11-08-2018 04:58 AM
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hiatal hernia - exercises to do/avoid

Hi everyone. So I've had the general health checks and they discovered hidden blood in my chit. Upon gastroscopy they discovered that I have hiatal hernia which was stated as "large". The doc told me that a surgery is not needed, just taking medications for lowering the acidity of my stomach...

MikeKK‎, 06-13-2017 09:33 AM
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Wrist complaint - looking for advice

So afew weeks back, I did a chest and tri workout (wrist straps inc). I started off with standard push-ups and felt a soreness in my left wrist. I kinda ignored it and carried on with the workout. I went pretty heavy and towards the end was feeling increasing soreness and irritation in that left...

maori-rap‎, 11-03-2018 02:09 AM
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Lower Back Soreness

Hello all, this is my first post. I have been working out on and off since I was a kid, but as life got busy, it has been several years since I have got back into it. Now, in my early 40s, this is proving to be a lot different and harder. I have a desk job and have gained a lot of weight and...

cjn504‎, 11-07-2018 07:29 AM
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